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lloyd back from total blindness. and "on the road", steve hartman visits a restaurant whose special city a second helping of compassion. >> i've been very lucky and i want people to have what i have. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" yzith scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, mitt romney has 39 days to turn his 45esidential campaign into a winner but the support of a key voting group is in jeopardy. seniors tend to vote republicans but many are concerned about what a president romney might do with medicare. look at this poll of key swing states by the "washington post." in florida where nearly one out of three voters is over 65, romney trails president obama by four points. 51% to 47%. in ohio, romney is down eight points, 52% to 44%. and it gets about the same z mbers in virginia, eight points behind. in those three states, of senior voters who said medicare is extremely important 53% are going with president obama, 42% mitt romney. we asked dean reynolds to tell us more about the medicare factor. >> the first step to a stronger strcare is to repeal obamacare.
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come one day after spain announced its 2013 budget and steve sedgwick will be joining us live with more on all of that in just a few minutes. france is also announcing its budget plans today. president hollande said that the budget will be the toughest in 30 years. government needs to find about $39 billion of spending cuts or deshl resources to meet its 2013 deficit target. and fitch is lowering its 2012 growth forecasts both for china and india. citing deteriorating outlook of the global economy. so not a great way to start the morning. >> no, not great, but i like seeing what we did -- i saw ge and i was going to tell whoever thinks that we need to kiss up to them still -- >> minority partner. >> they are. but comcast would have been a better -- or we could have done both. and did i see something that it had first quarter, second quarter, third quarter? what do i need in the fourth quarter to get to the 30%? do we hahave that anymore? is that gone? no, they don't have it. >> i saw the dow, s&p and nasdaq. >> what did it add up to? adds up to like 15 or so. >> i just saw for this quar
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of interviews for "60 minutes," steve kroft and i asked about their medicare plans. >> what i won't do is take governor romney and congressman ryan's recommendations to turn medicare into a voucher system which would dump more costs on to seniors. what i'm not willing to do is to pay for another tax cut for folks like you and me by cutting help to young people to go to college or basic research that might end up providing cures for debilitating diseases. that's not a recipe for growth and we can reduce our deficit, including making some smart decisions on medicare in particular, where we're focused on lowering health care costs by reforming how health care is delivered but we don't need to be voucherizing the system to dump those costs on to seniors because, frankly, they can't afford it right now. >> pelley: there is a lot of rhetoric about medicare. what do you intend to do? >> well, i don't want any change to medicare for current seniors or for those that are nearing retirement. so the plan stays exactly same. >> pelley: make sure i understand. the idea under your plan for future seniors wo
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, a defiant steve jobs waited weeks before acknowledging an antenna problem in the iphone 4. >> then, there are some customers who are having problems with their iphone 4s. and i apologize to them. >> reporter: a rare concession from a man whose drive for perfection made apple number one. given how detail oriented steve jobs was, one has to wonder if something so blatantly obvious would have happened under his watch. >> i think on one hand, we can definitely assume that he would have been really meticulous and he would have found these errors. but on the other hand, this could have been his fault. he was really pushing for a separation between google and apple. >> reporter: and apple ceo today went as far as suggesting that customers continue to use going google maps and other rival products until apple works out the glitches in its own program. clearly a humbling day for him. >> your iphone alarm still works for "gma" in the morning. >> reporter: i'll be up early. >> we'll see you then. >>> still much more ahead on "world news" this friday night. the political power couple and their